Category Archives: conflicting emotions

NEW AND OLD

As excited as I am when a new book releases, I am every bit as excited when my publisher releases some of my previous books as a three-in-one repack. Okay, I’m just a little over-the-moon giddy! New: In October, the … Continue reading

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GIVING READERS THE UNEXPECTED

Have you ever come upon a road with which you were unfamiliar and did not know where it led? Did you wonder what was around the bend in the road? How many times have you bypassed such a road, opting … Continue reading

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Sharing A Brain

A number of years ago, I attended a writing workshop focused on injecting more emotion into the opening scene of a story. The leader of this workshop, DiAnn Mills, used an effective tool for teaching this writing skill—she tapped into … Continue reading

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PACKING UP

In just a few more days, I’ll be heading out to join some of my writing buddies for a week of brainstorming, research, book signings, and lots of hugs and laughter. My “to do” list was getting too long and … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH TANYA EAVENSON

Tanya Eavenson is an ACFW author whose work I had not read until recently. Her book, UNCONDITIONAL, is a gripping tale of love and forgiveness that moved me to tears. Her main characters are a married couple with an insurmountable … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH DARLENE WELLS

I’m so excited today to introduce one of my critique partners on this blog. Darlene Wells is an up and coming writer, whose stories will stir the hearts of readers. Her characters–and the story line of the books she is … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING MY NEWEST BOOK

MY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE…. My newest release, HARBINGER OF HEALING, is coming out this month. This is the third book in my north Georgia series, and it is set in 1870, five years after the War Between The … Continue reading

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